/ Things you could order over 50 years ago that you can't order now ! #1
- Mar 29, 2009
- SW FLA
- D Ranchers daughter'$
Was buying baby alligators from ads in comic books really a thing? - In My Humble Opinion (IMHO) - Straight Dope Message Board
I was watching an episode of the old TV show “Leave It To Beaver” where the boys ordered a baby alligator from an ad in their comic book. It arrived in a shoe-box with holes in it and they raised it until it was a coupl…
Over 50 years ago we ordered a baby gator from a comic book add . It came through USPS in a shoe box with holes poked on top of lid . We kept it as a pet in a shady part of house (outside) lol with a small pit , shade , small plants trees etc to make it feel at home .
When it got to big to handle a friend of ours who worked for Fish and Game relocated it for us . This was in south Fla .
Any of you's recall as a young boy ordering a baby gator in a box or something similar ? lol !